Harpers Ferry: War and Peace

Crossing the Potomac River near Harpers Ferry, an area where the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers meet and three states — West Virginia, Maryland, and Virginia — converge. This town of roughly 300 people changed hands 14 times during the Civil War. Known for a raid on a national armory and an attempted slave rebellion led by abolitionist John Brown, Harpers Ferry is now the headquarters for the Appalachian Trail Conservancy.#appalachiantrail #potomacriver #shenandoahriver#harpersferry #travelblogger

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